Ron Howard has cultivated a long, storied career in show business, beginning with “The Andy Griffith Show” in the 1960s and continuing to his present success as a director. His latest work is a documentary about opera legend Luciano Pavarotti.
By Jeffrey Brown
Here are some of the most common myths about the Apollo landing footage – and why they don’t hold up.
By Howard Berry, The Conversation
A recent documentary about Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison brings the renowned writer’s words to screen, while sharing an intimate personal look at her through the eyes of a close friend. John Yang sits down with director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, who has…
In 2008, a series of terror attacks rocked Mumbai, ultimately killing more than 160 people over three chaotic days. Now the horrific experience of those trapped in a hotel during the siege is being shared in “Hotel Mumbai.” Amna Nawaz…
By Amna Nawaz
By Jake Coyle, Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
Varda, who was a part of the French New Wave, challenged and charmed moviegoers in films that inspired generations of filmmakers.
The 91st Academy Awards represented an opportunity to celebrate cinematic triumphs and the racial and ethnic diversity of winners, but they weren't without controversy. Amna Nawaz talks to Mike Sargent, chief film critic of WBAI Radio, and Ann Hornaday, chief…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
Jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard has six Grammy Awards, but this year, he's received his first Oscar nomination, for his original score in the 2018 film “BlacKkKlansman.” Jeffrey Brown sits down with Blanchard, who grew up in New Orleans,…
By Jeffrey Brown
Part comedy, part tragedy, the Oscar-nominated movie "Vice" is all raw politics. The film paints a portrait of former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne. Jeffrey Brown sits down with director Adam McKay and star Amy Adams to…
As 2018 comes to a close, we continue our review of its best art. Two TV critics, NPR’s Eric Deggans and Vanity Fair’s Sonia Saraiya, join Jeffrey Brown discuss the year’s highlights in TV, both traditional and otherwise.
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